Build a better mouse-trap and the world will beat a path to your
door... but, build a better glass panel system and a US Senator
may come to visit... ANN has learned that US Senator Tom Udall
(D-NM) paid a visit to Aspen Avionics last week as part of his
effort to familiarize himself with prominent, New Mexico
Announcement Will Be Made At The 2009 Bird Strike North America
Accipiter Radar will introduce its latest avian radar technology
at the 2009 Bird Strike North America Conference being held in
Victoria, British Columbia later this month. As exclusive title
sponsor of this event, Accipiter continues to take a leadership
role in the innovation and development of avian radar.
"Significant Benefits For All Stakeholders" According To
Business Travel Coalition
The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) has joined with
FlyersRights.org in advocating passenger rights legislation. BTC
Monday released survey results and analysis that underscore a sea
change in thinking among participants in the business travel
That Will Require More Than Management Changes, Analysts
When Jim Albaugh took over from Scott Carson as CEO of Boeing's
commercial airplane division at the end of August, he inherited an
airplane program that has been fraught with problems and delayed by
more than two years, and industry analysts say restoring faith in
the Dreamliner will be one of Albaugh's biggest challenges.
Modular DLU Integrates Seamlessly With Honeywell Primus EASy
TrueNorth Avionics, Inc., has received EASA certification for
its open-architecture Simphoné (pronounced 'symphony')
Datalink Unit (DLU), which enables flight crews to send and receive
ACARS and AFIS cockpit communications worldwide via Iridium's
low-cost short-burst data service.
Attack In Afghanistan Is Reported To Have Mistakenly
The commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance
Force has appointed a two-star general to lead the formal
investigation into a Sept. 3 air strike in Kunduz, Afghanistan,
that reportedly killed numerous civilians.
New Owner/Pilot Organization Advances Business And General
Over forty Citation jets from the United States, Canada and
South America flew into the Aspen airport for the first annual
meeting of the Citation Jet Pilots owner pilot association (CJP)
over the Labor Day weekend. More than 150 attendees participated in
two and one half days of technical seminars and presentations.
Systems Will Be Maintained By SIA Engineering Company
Panasonic Avionics Corporation announced at the Aircraft
Interiors Expo Asian Aerospace in Hong Kong, China, Tuesday that
Shanghai Airlines' passengers flying aboard ten (10) A321 aircraft
began experiencing the Panasonic eFX in-flight entertainment (IFE)
system from the comfort of their seats since July.
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and Aero-TV (Part Three)
For quite a while, we have recognized the highs and lows
inherent in the general and sport aviation community. There are but
a few places where that is more a propos than at a major event like
the recently completed Oshkosh Fly-In.
You could see this one coming a mile away in the fog.
Representative Todd Tiahrt (R-KS) says Airbus should be
disqualified from the U.S. Air Force tanker competition, in light
of a recently leaked WTO ruling that Airbus has gotten an unfair
advantage from government subsidies.
Frost And Sullivan Releases Report On Aviation Fuel
The relationship between emissions produced by the aviation
industry, be it from aircraft, ground transportation, or related
activities, their contributions to air pollution and its effect on
the climate, and carbon reduction in this arena, has long been an
area of research.
Engineering apprentices at BAE Systems are adding the final
touches to an experimental aircraft that will test radical new
methods of controlling it in flight. The demonstrator has been
built under a project to explore technologies destined for use on
future unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
Paradise USA LLC is proud to announce the addition of Light
Sport Experts as their southeast regional dealer. Represented
by Joe Crocker, Light Sport Experts is headquartered in the Florida
Panhandle and specializes in Light Sport training and aircraft
More Flights On Time, Fewer Long Delays, Government Says
The nation's largest airlines had a rate of on-time flights this
past July that was higher than both the same month last year and
the mark posted in June 2009, according to the Air Travel Consumer
Report released Tuesday by the U.S. DOT.
“If DoD wants a truly fair competition, it needs
to start with competitors that play by the rules. DoD needs to
answer to how this violation of WTO rules will be considered in the
competition for the vital aerial refueling
Source: U.S Senator Patty Murray
Straight line flight between two navigational aids, fixes,
points, or any combination thereof. When used by pilots in
describing off-airway routes, points defining direct route segments
become compulsory reporting points unless the aircraft is under
Aero-Linx: Air Force Research
It seems like almost every day here at ANN we're looking at
developments in technology that will make flying easier, safer, and
frankly more fun, if that's possible. But many of the developments
that reach us in our airplanes began life as military research,
done in places like the Air Force Research Laboratory in Dayton,